Plane passenger finds interesting place to rest her ponytail

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

If you've ever flown in the middle seat, you've probably been party to a passive-aggressive fight over the armrests -- but this is something we've never seen before.

Boston Globe columnist Dante Ramos tweeted the above photo aboard a flight on Monday, which was met with near-unanimous condemnation of the long-haired traveler. Commenters suggested retribution ranging from pulling the errant ponytail, cutting it off, sticking gum in it and even, oddly, braiding it.

Other (far more patient) souls suggested he just ask her to move it. Which is apparently what happened.

So all's well that ends well -- but it could have been much worse. A flight from Florida to New York last year was diverted after two passengers got into a fight over a reclined seat.

According to a FiveThirtyEight poll 41 percent of people think it's rude to recline your seat, but we want to know what you think. Answer the poll below!

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners